Kuni Tyessi in Abuja
The federal government has released the result for the just concluded 2017 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity Schools.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the approval to the National Examinations Council (NECO) to release the results to the public for access in all the state Ministries of Education nationwide as well as NECO zonal offices, disclosed that a total of 80,421 candidates registered for the examination but only 77,512 candidates actually sat for the examination.
The general analysis of the result showed that the highest score was 189 out of 200 scored by two candidates; Emeka-Egbuna Chinecherem C. and Onubogu Chinazom Joyce both from Anambra State, while the least score was four scored by eight candidates.
Queens College, Yaba, Lagos was one of the colleges with highest subscription of 5,524, while the least subscribed college was Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Monguno Borno State with only 21 candidates.
In a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Husaini Adamu, the ministry revealed that the result can be accessed on-line http://www.fmeinterview.com or through NECO zonal offices nationwide. With this, a candidate will know whether he/she has being shortlisted for placement or not.
Meanwhile, the placement exercise is scheduled to take place in July, 2017.